Irish Oaks Nature Preserve Restoration Workday

Irish Oaks Nature Preserve 19019 Lincoln Rd., Harvard, IL

Would you like to get outside, meet new people and do something great for our local environment? Here's how you can help: Volunteers assist with cutting, stacking and burning invasive brush to allow native trees and plants to grow! Please bring a pair of work gloves if you have them and wear sturdy boots or […]

Crowley Oaks Woods Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Exciting news!!! We'll now be offering a Weekly Wednesday Workday at Crowley Oaks in Harvard. This would not be possible without the help of one of our incredible volunteers so a special thanks to LARRY FETZER for stepping up to be Site Steward of Crowley! Now, Larry is understandably reluctant to use herbicides so, if […]

Irish Oaks Restoration Workday

Irsh Oaks Nature Preserve 19017 Lincoln Rd., Harvard, IL

These workdays are hosted by our extraordinary steward, Margee Pieper, who has been a vital part of the successes at this site. Under her thoughtful leadership, the history and beauty of Irish oaks is finally revealed for everyone to enjoy. For this workday we'll be working on a project that we received grant funding for […]

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Attention all TLC volunteers! You are invited to enjoy a fun afternoon at Crowley Oaks. Food and drinks will be served, and you can enjoy a hike of the site in addition to other activities. Bring the family! This event is free to all volunteers, and is in appreciation for all of the hard work […]

Free

Crowley Oaks Woods Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join our newest site steward Larry for another fun and productive workday at Crowley Oaks! This will be our only workday this week so don't miss it. The weather is forecasted to be very hot so be sure to take breaks often and bring plenty of water! Directions: From the intersection of 173 and 14 […]

Yonder Prairie Restoration Workday

Yonder Prairie 1100 S. Rose Farm Rd., Woodstock, IL

Come on out for this TLC restoration workday at our gorgeous Yonder Prairie! This workday is hosted by two cool stewards, Carol Giammattei and Melissa Grycan. Thanks to their selfless devotion to the site, Yonder is the finest it’s been in decades and areas suitable for volunteer workdays are getting harder to come by. Don't […]

Crowley Oaks Woods Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Exciting news!!! We'll now be offering a Weekly Wednesday Workday at Crowley Oaks in Harvard. This would not be possible without the help of one of our incredible volunteers so a special thanks to LARRY FETZER for stepping up to be Site Steward of Crowley! Now, Larry is understandably reluctant to use herbicides so, if […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join our newest site steward Larry for another fun and productive workday at Crowley Oaks! The weather is forecasted to be cooler than last week but still hot. Be sure to take lots of breaks and bring plenty of water. Directions: From the intersection of 173 and 14 in Harvard, head east on 173 and […]

CANCELLED – Tree and Shrub Identification Class

Ryder's Woods 750 Kimball Ave., Woodstock, IL

If you’ve ever wondered, “What kind of tree is that?” this is the class for you! Join Megan Oropeza, TLC’s restoration ecologist, to learn how to identify common native trees and shrubs. Class will be held outdoors, so dress for the weather. Class is limited to 15 participants, so please register early.

$10

Seneca Marsh Restoration Workday

We made a huge dent in clearing the invasive brush from the north side of the pond but there's still plenty of brush to tackle so we'll continue chipping away at the other surrounding areas. There’s mostly buckthorn and honeysuckle that still needs to be removed. Directions: From Woodstock, take South Street southwest out of […]

Cancelled – Final Friday Restoration Workday at Hennen Conservation Area in Woodstock

Hennen Conservation Area 4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL

This workday is cancelled due to a scheduling conflict - enjoy the weekend! Final Friday with Kim!! 6/24 @ Hennen Conservation Area 9 to noon Join Kim and the interns for a Final Friday brush clearing event at our TLC easement headquarters in Woodstock! Meet up will be near the green barn where Kim will […]

Pollinator Safari

Boloria Meadows 7219 Millburne Ct., Bull Valley, IL

Join TLC, BDCWA, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee for an afternoon of family fun at Boloria Meadows. Expert hosts will be available to take groups on “Pollinator Safari” walks through the nature preserve. Identification stations and staff will be available to assist guests in identifying pollinators using […]

Free

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